Shepherd’s Field Children’s Village

Length of Internship

  • Internships are a minimum of two weeks, beginning on Thursday and ending on Wednesdays.
  • Internships are a maximum of 8 weeks. If you would like to stay longer, ask about our volunteer positions.

Internship Fees

  • A 2 Week internship is $400USD (minimum stay)
  • Each additional week is $200USD, so a 6 week stay is $1200USD
  • Fees include Thursday pick-up and Wednesday drop-off at the Airport, lodging in the Inn on campus, and daily lunch.

Responsibilities

Interns are expected to work a 40-hour work week, typically Monday through Friday. An intern may work in several areas while at Shepherd’s Field.
  • Education/School: Assisting SFCV Teachers in educational setting; teaching English, assisting with daily class, projects, field trips and more…
  • Guest Relations: Greeting & managing guests, teams and inters; giving tours; maintaining and marketing SFCV store and products, and more…
  • Receiving and Distribution: Organizing, maintaining, and marketing donations; assisting staff with donations inventory, distributing supplies to children, nannies and staff, and more…
  • Therapy: Assisting SFCV therapy team in daily physical, occupational, speech and behavioral therapies, and more…
  • Medical: Assisting SFCV medical team with daily and weekly rounds, hospital visits, treatments and more…
  • Vocational/Life Skills: 
  • Assisting staff as they work with our older children (14 and up) regarding personal care and hygiene, life skills, pre-job training, and job training, and more…
  • Campus Management: Helping with SFCV greenhouse and gardens, agriculture, campus maintenance, and more…
  • Recreation: Creating and implementing PE activities for children in school and various activities for houses; and more…

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